Let the River Flow: An Eco-Indigenous Uprising and Its Legacies in Art and Politics

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On an exemplary case of Indigenous and non-Indigenous conflict and its legacies
Published by Valiz, 2021
Softcover, 296 pages
6.4 × 9.2 inches
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Published by Valiz, 2021
Softcover, 296 pages
6.4 × 9.2 inches
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The People’s Action against the Nordic Áltá-Guovdageaidnu Waterway (c. 1978-82) radically shook the course of history in the region. Its call to “let the river live” clamored against the construction of a large dam across the Alltáeatnu river in Norway. The action grew to an unexpectedly broad movement of solidarity across civil society―Sámi and Norwegian, as well as Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples internationally―in which Sámi artists played a pivotal role.


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